Indonesia Merdeka, Hiroshima Merana

Pelajaran sejarah dari kelas 5 SD maupun SMA pasti selalu mengajarkan cerita detik-detik proklamasi kemerdekaan Indonesia. Buku paket biasanya memulai kisah proklamasi dari kekosongan kabinet yang disebabkan oleh pengeboman di Jepang (khususnya kota Hiroshima dan Nagasaki), penculikan tokoh Indonesia seperti Ir. Soekarno dan Mohammad Hatta ke Rengasdengklok, sampai akhirnya adalah kegiatan pembacaan teks proklamasi pada […]

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maus: an easy understanding of the holocaust through cartoon

Holocaust: a genocide in which some six million European Jews were killed by Adolf Hitler‘s Nazi Germany (source: Wikipedia) Attempting to tell his father’s stories during the Holocaust, Art Spiegelman decided to draw 2 series of cartoon with only animals as the characters. The cartoon depicts the Jews as mice (hence the title Maus, which means ‘mouse’), Germans […]

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What really happened in Jewish concentration camps during the dictatorship of adolf hitler

(Keep in mind that I’m only 19, you may disagree with my naive perspectives) The Diary of Anne Frank is an amazing read for those who want to comprehend the activities of Jews during their hiding from Nazi Germany. However, the whole point of the novel is only about hiding behind a bookshelf. Because Anne left her […]

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